George Washington grew up in the English colony of Virginia. He was
tall, strong, and respected by his friends and colleagues as a good
leader. Discover what inspired him and get to know his great story. As
he grew older, George saw how England took advantage of the American
colonies and he didn’t like it. When the colonies declared their
independence, George was chosen to lead their army as its general. When
the colonies finally won their freedom, George was elected to lead the
great new nation as its first president.
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